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this is a depressed condition of many body functions due to failure of enough blood to circate following a serious injury or illnesses
What are the causes of shock?
1. Pump Failure
2. Hypovolemia
3. Relative Hypovolemia
Hypovolemia - decrease volume of blood or fluid in the system

Relative Hypovolemia -blood vessels suddenly dilates without any compensation in the amount of fluid present in the system
This isa shock resulting from injury or ilnesses that has been present for a long time
Metabolic Shock
This is a shock resulting from severe allergic reaction
Anaphylactic Shock
This is a shock resulting from bacterial infection /severe generalized infection
Septic Shock
This is a shock resulting from witnessing a horrible accident
Traumatic Shock
This is a shock accompanied by a spinal cord injury
Neurogenic Shock
This is a hock resulting from decrease volume of blood
Hemorrhagic Shock
This is a shock resulting from extreme emotions
Psychogenic Shock
This is a shock resulting from impaired cardiac function
Cardiogenic Shock
This is a shock resulting from inadequate respiration
Respiratory Shock
Factors Contributing to Shock
1. Pain
2. Rough Handling
3. Improper Transfer
4. Continuous Bleeding
5. Extreme exposure to heat or cold
6. Fatigue
Early Stage of Shock
1. Face - pale
2. Skin - cold and clammy
3. Breathing - rapid and shallow
4. Pulse - rapis and weak
5. Nausea -& vomiting
6. Thirst
7. Weakness
Late Stage of Shock
1. Pupil - dilated
2. sunken eyeball
3. decrease blood pressure
4. decrease body temp
5. Altered mental status
6. Unconsciousness
Dangers of Shock
1. Death
2. Loss of body part
3. Predisposes to infection
What are the first aid for Shock? 3 P's
1. Proper Positioning
2. Proper Body Temperature
3. Proper Referral